Emotional and Mental Wellness

Emotional and mental wellness is a key component to the quality of our lives. It is not an easy subject or an easy “fix” but let’s keep the conversation going!

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5 Ways to Giver Your Liver Some Big Love after the Holidays

Time to hit reset! For many, the delicious indulgences of the winter holidays can also mean and overload on the systems of the body, especially the liver. The liver has over 500 functions, including the processing of all those tasty, rich, high fat and sugary foods and alcoholic beverages that we tend to over consume… Continue Reading 5 Ways to Giver Your Liver Some Big Love after the Holidays

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Essential Oil Diffuser Blends for the Warm and Fuzzy’s this Winter Season

It’s beginning to smell a lot like Christmas! There is nothing like the smells of coniferous trees, peppermint and spices to add to the warm and fuzzy feelings of the winter season. If you love diffusing essential oils to uplift your mood, these blends are sure to satisfy. Add them to a diffuser or spritzer… Continue Reading Essential Oil Diffuser Blends for the Warm and Fuzzy’s this Winter Season

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Top Tips to Keeping the “Happy” in the Holidays and Avoiding Burn Out 

Merry happy holiday winter season greetings! From nostalgic, warm-fuzzy feelings to stress, dread and everything in between, the winter holidays can conjure up a whole expanse of emotions for people riding the winter wonderland sleigh. Social conditioning has etched out that it is the time of year for giving generously  of gifts and acts of… Continue Reading Top Tips to Keeping the “Happy” in the Holidays and Avoiding Burn Out 

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Managing Your jet Setting jet Lag like a Pro

“Don’t worry about the world ending today, it’s already tomorrow in Australia” – From Charles M. Schulz The count down is on to my first really big international trip from the West coast of Canada to Perth, in Western Australia. What can I say? I married and Aussie! I figured we would end up going… Continue Reading Managing Your jet Setting jet Lag like a Pro

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Start Your Day Like A Champion – Top 5 Tips for Mindful Mornings 

“Find the beauty and joy in your daily rituals and you will find beauty and joy in your daily life. To love your habits is to love your days and to love your days is to love your life.” From James Clear As we transition out of holidays and back into our daily routines, mornings… Continue Reading Start Your Day Like A Champion – Top 5 Tips for Mindful Mornings 

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Anti-oxidants, Explained 

Da-da-da-dahhhh! Let these little heroes of the food world dawn their super capes! You have likely heard the buzz on the importance of anti-oxidants in our diets and how essential they are to disease prevention, but, what the heck are they? Bare with me, we are going to talk science for a brief moment. Free… Continue Reading Anti-oxidants, Explained 

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A Reflection on Being Canadian on Canada Day

It’s July 1st, do I hang my flag or my head? Happy Canada Day to my fellow Canadians! I wanted to write a quick thought on this day of celebration. I feel the last couple years have been difficult to understand our position as patriotic Canadian citizens. After the discovery of several unmarked graves at… Continue Reading A Reflection on Being Canadian on Canada Day

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Fabulous Ferments and why they are a Must in Your Diet

The magic of symbiosis Fermented foods seem all the rage today in the health food world from kamboucha to kimchee to kefir. So what’s the hype all about? The definition of fermentation is the chemical breakdown of a substance by bacteria, yeast or other micro-organisms, typically involving effervescence and the giving off of heat. Say… Continue Reading Fabulous Ferments and why they are a Must in Your Diet

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High Five for Hydration!

H2O, the essential nutrient for life! With the summer around the corner and the temperature already on a steady rise, it is important to remember to stay well hydrated through the warmer months. Seems a straight forward concept but over half our population is considered chronically dehydrated all year round. So this summer be one… Continue Reading High Five for Hydration!

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DYI Shower Steamer – Shower Bomb Base

Set the stage for your day, clear your sinuses or wind down in the evening by introducing your favourite scents right into your shower! Don’t have time for a bath but don’t want to miss out including your favourite scents in your cleansing routine? This is a simple recipe to create a vehicle to add… Continue Reading DYI Shower Steamer – Shower Bomb Base

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Inner Vision Health and Wellness Karyn Lawson RMT INHC